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[Europe] Higher Cigarette Taxes May Mean Fewer Infant Deaths

A new European study finds that when the price of cigarettes rises, infant deaths decline. The finding didn't surprise one U.S. expert in child health, because when fewer mothers can afford to smoke any longer -- or take up the habit -- their kids' healt
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2017 23:32
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Smoke + hot temperatures = increased SIDS risk

A new study finds that prenatal cigarette smoke exposure in rats affected breathing responses and immune function of their offspring. Breathing and immune response are made worse by high environmental temperature. The paper is published in the American Jo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 18, 2016 00:44
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[Texas] Australian study finds smoking leads to increase in sudden infant death syndrome

KDFW FOX 4 (Dallas, TX)
added Apr 29, 2012 15:31
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Secondhand Smoke Causing Thousands Of Still Births in Developing Countries

The team from York looked at the number of pregnancies alongside smoking exposure data in 30 developing countries from 2008 to 2013. The analysis revealed that in Armenia, Indonesia, Jordan, Bangladesh and Nepal more than 50% of pregnant women reported
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:13
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] 100 smokers die a day, could double by 2030

The data is reckoned by the Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund under the Ministry of Health. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), conducted by the ministry and the General Statistics Office in 2015, 53.5
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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Death rate of under fives in UK is among the worst in Europe with British youngsters twice as likely to die as those living in Sweden

British mums-to-be are also more likely to be overweight or smoke during pregnancy.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2018 21:27
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[UK-Scotland] FAMILY TRAGEDY What is sudden infant death syndrome, how common is cot death and what are the causes? Here’s all you need to know

Do not smoke during your pregnancy or let anyone smoke in the same room as you while pregnant, or the baby after birth...Do not share a bed with your baby if you or your partner smoke or take drugs, or if you have been drinking alcohol.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:15
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Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS

isk factors for SIDS, such as smoking and excess bedding. "I would rather have the parents put the baby in a separate room if they're smokers than room share," he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 22:16
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Cigarette Tax Increase and Infant Mortality

Increases in cigarette taxes and prices are associated with decreases in infant mortality rates, with stronger impact for African American infants. Federal and state policymakers may consider increases in cigarette taxes as a primary prevention strategy f
Pediatrics
added Jan 11, 2016 15:30
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[UK-Wales] Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy - A Collaborative Thematic Review 2010-2012 (PDF)

Health boards, Public Health Wales and Welsh Government should strengthen their efforts to reduce smoking, especially in young women and parents during pregnancy and in the first year after child birth.
NHS Wales (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:18
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